The Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is governed by a board of directors.
Join the Board of Directors
Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) invites interested members to provide leadership as members of the KRPA Board of Directors. If you would have interest in being a member of the board of directors or in nominating someone for a board position, please contact the past president who serves as the nominating committee chair. A ballot of officer candidates is prepared by the end of August and distributed to the membership for the voting process.
The KRPA Board of directors is the governing body of the association and has the authority and is responsible for the supervision, control, and direction of the association.
KRPA Board of Directors Policy Manual
Board of Directors Meeting Schedule
January, March, May, July, August, October
Terms of Office
The terms of office for the offices of President, President-Elect, Past-President are one year. The Secretary-Treasurer, Branch Chairs and Regional Representatives serve two-year terms. The President of KRPA appoints all committee chairs.
Each KRPA branch also is governed by a board. Branch chair-elect positions are selected during the election process by a vote of professional members who designate themselves in that branch category through association membership.
Board of Directors Voting Members (21)
Officers/Executive Committee/Scholarship Committee (Term)
Other Voting Members (Term)
13. Member-at-Large - West (2) - Daniel Pyle (Ellis Recreation Commission)
Standing Committee Chairs (Appointed Annually by President)
16. Citizen Board - Kim GalbraithConference Planning- Chris Claxton (Leawood)
Non-Voting Members (Ex-Officio)
20. Parliamentarian - Steve Friend (Baldwin City Recreation Commission)